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This article explains how to find your computer name
 
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'''Finding your Computer Name:'''
 
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1. Click the Windows button in the bottom left corner . Alternatively, you can click the magnifying glass next to the Windows button .
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2. Type "Computer Name" in the Search Box
 
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3. Click the Link for "See the name of this computer"
 
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Revision as of 13:18, 24 March 2020

Ways to identify a PC and a MAC

Computer Name

This article explains how to find your computer name

Finding your Computer Name:

1. Click the Windows button in the bottom left corner . Alternatively, you can click the magnifying glass next to the Windows button . Windows icon.png

2. Type “About your PC “ Into the dialog box.
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3. Click “About your PC”
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4. Your Computer's Service tag is displayed about halfway down the screen, under "Device Specifications" Service tag LI.png


Service tag or serial number

This article explains how to find your device serial number or service tag.

Dell

Dell refers to its serial numbers as service tags

  • You can use Internet Explorer to find your service tag online. Click here. Agree to run the system profiler, and install the Dell System Profiler add-on.

Laptop

Dell knowledgebase article: How to find the service tag on a Dell notebook computer?
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Desktop

Dell knowledgebase article: How to find the service tag on a Dell desktop computer?
The service tag number will be usually be found on the back of the computer case, but it may be located on the top or side of the system.
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Mac

Printers

You can find the service tag on the back of the printer:

Finding the service tag on a networked Dell printer
Printing the "Printer Settings" page on a networked Dell printer